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Top Hat Books

Nov 19th, 2016 | By

This week we’re taking a closer look at our historical fiction imprint, Top Hat Books. Whether it’s a story of rebellion, loyalty and love in Ireland in the early 20th century, or an alternative version of the epic tale of Beowulf, Top Hat’s novels all have one thing in common: a compelling story that keeps

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An interview with Peter Bartram

Nov 10th, 2016 | By

The author of the Crampton of the Chronicle crime mysteries talks to us about his roller-coaster career and latest book, and gives his advice on how to creating a winning plot.   Tell us about yourself. I’ve been a writer and journalist all my working life. I sold my first story to a national newspaper

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A guest post by author Nigel Cooper

Nov 5th, 2016 | By

Author Nigel Cooper gives us an exclusive extract of his second novel, along with some hard-hitting advice for would-be writers. Despite wanting to write novels since I was a child and doing an MA in Creative Writing 16 years ago, it took me until I turned 40 to write my debut novel Beat The Rain.

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Aug 24th, 2016 | By

Our Roundfire imprint is all about great stories. Whether they’re literary classics, or popular fiction, these books all have one thing in common: they’ll keep you reading ‘just one more chapter’ til the very last page. Roundfire have published more than 10 books so far this year, including:   Beat the Rain – Nigel Jay

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Singing for trees

Aug 16th, 2016 | By

Author Susan Hale talks to us about trees, travelling and her latest book. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m an American settled in the Malvern Hills. My husband and I collect our drinking water from Holy Well and are part of the well dressing festival every Beltane. I grew up in Arizona and California

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An interview with author Mary Victoria Johnson

Aug 9th, 2016 | By

Boundary author Mary Victoria Johnson talks to us about her vintage 1920s typewriter, the need for perseverance and prioritising writing over homework.  Tell us a little about yourself. I’m currently finishing up my last year of high school in Chilliwack, British Columbia. I was born in Cambridgeshire, though, so I consider myself equal parts Canadian

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From Wonderland to Paradise

Aug 2nd, 2016 | By

“My very earliest fictional influence was Alice, the most grown-up child in English literature, engaging in worldly Socratic disputation amid the variously hostile milieus down the rabbit-hole and through the looking-glass.” Author Stuart Walton tells us about his early influences, his latest book and the perils of writing in bed. The First Day in Paradise

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An interview with Andrez Bergen

Jul 27th, 2016 | By

The author of 100 Years of Vicissitude, Small Change and the soon to be released Bullet Gal talks to us about inspiration, character and finding the time to write.   Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Andrez, though Facebook doesn’t recognize ‘Andrez’ as a real name (I kid you not) and you’ll

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Compelling characters

Jul 20th, 2016 | By

Author Clarke W. Owens talks about great characters and plots.   I’ve always written. As an adult, I’ve usually managed to publish some type of writing, even if it hasn’t always been my novels. I studied creative writing at UC Davis in 1975-76, working with some great writers there. In 1977, I got lucky and

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Cosmic Egg Books

Jul 6th, 2016 | By

This week we’re taking a closer look at our Cosmic Egg Books imprint. From Fantasy to Horror, via Sci-fi and a spot of Metaphysical Cosmology, Cosmic Egg Books gives readers the chance to escape the real world for a few hours. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of our latest releases…

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